Archdiocese of Philadelphia
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has resolved all but one of the cases involving allegations of child sex abuse by priests with the announcement Sunday that five more priests have been removed from ministry.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he is supportive of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s direct and firm measures to deal with the crisis, but he concedes it’s an ongoing concern across the country for all bishops
The athletic director at Roman Catholic High School in Center City is on administrative leave.
Philadelphia Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput wants to hear from clergy and lay people alike, as he prepares a meeting of Bishops at the Vatican next year.
Attorneys for the family of 26-year-old Sean McIlmail insist it’s not about the money, but the search for truth and justice for all victims of clergy sex abuse in the archdiocese.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is freezing the pension plan for its lay employees, citing a need to cut costs.
Bishop Timothy Senior, an auxiliary bishop and the seminary rector, says a task force approved by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was asked to explore whether the college division should continue operations.
The company is giving the archdiocese $89 million over a 35-year period, $53 million of it up front.
The Catholic Church in Philadelphia has a new fundraising vehicle with the formation of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a series of prayer vigils at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is taking more steps to remedy its financial straits, putting its six nursing homes up for sale and pursuing management outsourcing for its 11 cemeteries.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia is considering selling its six nursing home properties and outsourcing maintenance of its 11 cemeteries in the midst of a budget shortfall.
It’s a story we know all too well in Philadelphia, but Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Michael D’Antonio has put the whole Catholic priest sex scandal in one volume.
They were tired after the flight from Rio to New York followed by a minibus ride back to St. David’s Church on Easton Road in Willow Grove, Pa.
In a sweltering auditorium at St. Gabriel School in the Grays Ferry section of the city, Archbishop Charles Chaput signed an agreement turning 14 parish schools over to independent control.